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Rank #1: Conn. Nursing Homes Plan To Fight State Reductions In Medicaid Funding

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Executives and labor leaders at a group of skilled nursing homes in Connecticut that are set to lose Medicaid funding plan to challenge the state’s decision — they said otherwise, their nursing homes face severe financial cuts.
Aug 23 2019
2 mins
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Rank #2: Cimafunk Brings A New Groove From Cuba To Connecticut

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Despite ongoing tensions between the U.S. and Cuba, the music of Cimafunk reaches out and connects the sounds of Africa and Cuba with the rhythms of black America. Cimafunk performs Thursday in Hartford .
Aug 22 2019
4 mins
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Rank #3: Connecticut Garden Journal: Sneezeweed

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Some plants have unfortunate common names. Take sneezeweed for example. Sneezeweed, or helenium, is a native perennial that's blooming now with colorful flowers on 3 to 5 foot tall plants. It's great to grow in your garden because it flowers as the summer perennials, such as bee balm, are finishing but before the fall perennials, such as sedum and asters, begin.
Aug 22 2019
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Rank #4: Conn. Health Officials Investigate Respiratory Illness Possibly Related To Vaping

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State officials are investigating two cases of severe respiratory symptoms that health experts say may be related to vaping or e-cigarette use. The Department of Public Health said in a statement Wednesday that two Connecticut residents have been hospitalized with respiratory issues including shortness of breath, fever, cough, vomiting and diarrhea. Officials say both patients admitted to vaping and e-cigarette use with both nicotine and marijuana products.
Aug 21 2019
1 min
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Rank #5: State Lawmakers Consider Quasi-Public Agencies In Wake Of Port Authority Turnover

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Lawmakers and members of the public listened at a forum in Hartford on Tuesday, as more details emerged regarding alleged mismanagement inside a quasi-public state agency. The Connecticut General Assembly’s Transportation Committee hosted the public hearing in order to learn more about the corporate structure of the Connecticut Port Authority.
Aug 21 2019
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Rank #6: "Everybody Plays:" Beloved Director Retires After 45 Years At Integrated Special Needs Camp

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At 8:30 a.m. on a Friday morning in Torrington, a group of counselors in lime green shirts gathered around the flag pole at Camp MOE for a quick game of WAH. It was the last day of camp for the season — they were waiting for director Katherine Marchand-Beyer to make the morning announcements before children arrive.
Aug 20 2019
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Rank #7: Gypsy Moths On The Decline — For Now — But Damage Is Already Done

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In recent years, an invasive insect called the gypsy moth has spelled doom for countless New England trees. From 2016 through 2018, it’s estimated gypsy moths defoliated more than 2 million acres in southern New England, which means a lot of cleanup for foresters. But among all that destruction there is some good news: gypsy moth populations are, finally, declining.
Aug 19 2019
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Rank #8: Blumenthal, Auto Body Industry Warning On Collision Repair Proposal

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Senator Richard Blumenthal is warning consumers about a proposal from the federal government that could force them to pay more for potentially inadequate repairs if they're involved in a car accident.
Aug 19 2019
1 min
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Rank #9: ACLU Tests Bail Practices With Stamford Suit

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The ACLU of Connecticut is bringing a case against the city of Stamford that it hopes will test bail practices around the state.
Aug 19 2019
1 min
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Rank #10: Republican Questions Bates' State Job After Port Authority Resignation

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The Secretary of the State’s office is defending Deputy Secretary Scott Bates as evidence grows about his role in questionable decisions at the Connecticut Port Authority.
Aug 15 2019
1 min
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